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Frequently Asked Questions

Are there restrictions on the Information / Appearance of my listing?

While there are a number of specific rules that apply to all listings, per the contract, APPRAISERSdotCOM reserves the right to make any changes to a listing to format that listing for appearance with other listings on our site.

While we want to work with our clients in every way possible, the rules we have instituted are necessary to maintain the professional appearance of our site.

When filling our your application, please keep the following in mind.

Listing Rules

There are 5 sections to each listing.
Four (4) across the top plus the "Description Section" which extends across the bottom of the listing. In Order from left to right, the four top sections are :

  1. Company Name and Listed Appraisers
  2. Address
  3. Telephone
  4. Tags (Describes services and provides link to an e-mail address and/or web page link)

General Rules

  1. Company Name and Listed Appraisers Section
    • Limited to four (4) lines
    • Company Names that are changed:
      • will have Old Name listed under New Name as "Formerly XYZ Appr" or "Formerly with XYZ Appr"
      • will have Old Name displayed on listing for a minimum of 6 months
    • Company Names may be listed as Abbreviation or Written Name, but not both.
    • Only one (1) company name may be listed.
      • Exception - Company Name Change Identification Period (minimum of 6 months) after a company name change.
    • Company Name may not be listed as a URL (MyCompany.com) unless the Web Page Link Option has been purchased.
    • Company Name can not be displayed as a Hyper Link even if Web Page Link Option has been purchased.
    • It is not mandatory that an appraiser's name be listed.
    • Only Fully Licensed / Certified appraisers may be listed by name.
      • Exceptions - If sufficient space is available.
        • An "Office Mgr" or "Office Asst" may be listed if the title follows the name.
        • A Licensed / Certified appraiser Can Not be listed as office personnel.
    • Only Accepted Designations (MAI, SRA, IFA, etc) may be listed after or with appraiser's name.
    • If required by state, License Number may be listed after/under appraiser's name.
  2. Address Section
    • Limited to four (4) lines
    • Only one address or PO Box may be listed
  3. Telephone Section
    • Limited to one number each for Phone (your office Land Line), Toll Free (your 800 number), Cell, Fax.
    • Toll Free numbers must be nationwide.
  4. Tags Section
    • Tags are selected from the Application Form when you apply
    • Software limited to location and order of appearance
    • Software limited to three (3) in any column
    • Email restricted to addresses directly associated with your appraisal company
    • Only one Email address may be listed
    • Web Pages restricted to locations directly associated with your appraisal company
  5. Description Section
    • Length of text is limited to 400 characters including spaces.
    • Formatting within the Description Section (Hyper Links, Control Characters, etc) is not allowed.
    • All wording is in single paragraph format.
    • Web Page Information may only be Mentioned if the Web Page Link Option has been purchased.
    • Bold and Underline text is not allowed.
      • Exception - Bold text is allowed to indicate that "Additional Orders Are Not Being Accepted" if the contact information has been removed.
    • Repetitive Wording is not allowed (ex "Call Call Call" or "Call Us - Call Us")
    • Repetitive Punctuation is limited to three (3) punctuation characters (ex - ... or !!!)
  6. Capital Letters
    • ALL CAPS are not allowed in listings
      • Company Name and Listed Appraisers section Exceptions -
        • Industry Standard Terms (USPAP, EDI, etc.).
        • Industry Accepted Designations (MAI, SRA, CREA, etc.)
        • Industry Accepted Abbreviations (REO, FHA, etc.)
        • Where a company name is an abbreviation. (FAS Inc. - Franks Appraisal Service, Inc.)
        • The first letter of each word where parts of a name are combined. (SoCal Appraisals - South California Appraisals)
      • Telephone section Exceptions -
        • If space is available, A telephone number spells a specific word/name. (800 555-FAST)
      • Description section Exceptions -
        • The first letter of any word May Be Capitalized for Effect.
        • The first letter of each word where parts of a name are combined. (SoCal Appraisals - South California Appraisals)



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